Research Papers - Part 4
The fact that computers have considerably changed the lives of human beings can hardly be denied. These days the majority of us cannot imagine our lives without them.
It is a well-known fact that many people in our society prefer to work for an employer, because it is more convenient for them: they are provided with stable salaries, day after day they fulfill well-defined functions and in the majority of cases they do not have to take responsibilities for their actions and decisions. But there are also those who would rather work for themselves. Whenever such a person decides to start his own business and to set up a company, there appears such a question: What type of a company it should be?
Sad as it may be, a lot of young people nowadays find it hard to cope with the school literature curriculum and keep wondering what good it does to scrupulously examine the lives of fictional characters who are just a figment of somebody’s imagination. So, is it actually a waste of time or there is more to it, than it seems?
Hip hop is one of the urban culture branches comprised of hip hop music, break dancing and graffiti art, which has greatly influenced street slang, fashion and other elements. Many people claim it has a negative impact on the younger generation, as it instils improper moral values. But is it actually as harmful as it seems at the first sight?
As people become more aware of the environmental problems, they try to reconsider their way of living and make their households both environmentally-friendly and more economical. They start to equip their houses with new technological gadgets that take advantage of natural energy, such as, for instance, solar power. One of the most successful representatives of ‘green’ technology is a flat plate solar collector.
Nowadays we are bombarded with news concerning lawsuits that companies and individuals initiated because of the violation of the copyright laws. The Internet appears to be applying more rigorous copyright policy as well, since a multitude of sharing sites have recently been heavily fined or have ceased to exist. However, some people still keep wondering why this policy is vitally important.
Over the few past decades computers have become an integral part of our lives. They are in charge of a multitude of tasks of varying complexity from executing mathematical calculations to education and entertainment. However, it is high time to take stock of their effects on the society and decide whether to set them on a pedestal or sound the alarm.
For many years chocolate has been referred to junk and unhealthy food along with other sweets and has been regarded as an indulgence. The recent studies have shed some new light on its health-giving properties and the attitude to it has undergone a sweeping change. So, let us examine this matter and finally decide if chocolate should be included into diet.
Hybrid cars, which have a combined electric and petrol engine, are reported to grant their owners whopping advantages. Their advertising campaigns attract those people, who are preoccupied about the state of the environment and those who want to save the money on petrol. But do the hybrid cars live up to our expectations based on the catchy promotional slogans?
In every generation and in every century there always exist a number of people, who are afraid of everything that is related to possible changes. In various epochs they are called differently: luddites, anti-globalists, ecologists and so on; but their nature is always the same. They hate progress and strive to preserve the status quo without seemingly realizing the fact that the same very kind of people hated progress and strived to retain the status quo a hundred years ago, and now they use all the things that were denounced by their spiritual ancestors.